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ZkSync's token airdrop is one of the most highly anticipated of the year. (ian dooley/Unsplash)
ZkSync, Ethereum Layer-2 Network, Hints at Airdrop By End of June
ZkSync wrote on X that "handing over governance" is expected by the end of June.
ZkSync's token airdrop is one of the most highly anticipated of the year. (ian dooley/Unsplash)

Lagrange is the latest crypto venture backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Theil's Founders Fund. (Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)
Thiel-Backed Cryptography Startup Lagrange Raises $13M
Lagrange, which specializes in zero-knowledge cryptography, is the latest startup to ride EigenLayer's "restaking" wave.
Lagrange is the latest crypto venture backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Theil's Founders Fund. (Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)

OKX Chief Marketing Officer Haider Rafique (OKX)
Crypto Exchange OKX's Polygon-Powered Layer 2, 'X Layer,' Hits Public Mainnet
OKX's comes as other major cryptocurrency exchanges, like Coinbase and Kraken, have also pursued their own layer 2 networks over the last year.
OKX Chief Marketing Officer Haider Rafique (OKX)

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, California (Haotian Zheng/Unsplash)
Venture Firm A16z Releases Jolt, a 'Zero-Knowledge Virtual Machine'
The release is the product of a16z's first foray into deep tech research.
Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, California (Haotian Zheng/Unsplash)

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Optimism Finally Starts Testing 'Fault Proofs' at Heart of Design – and of Criticism
A version of the new proof system, which will help secure withdrawals from Optimism and other networks based on its tech, will be deployed to Optimism's Sepolia test network o...
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Polygon is promoting its new "AggLayer" by distributing hoodies with a depiction evocative of human evolution. (Margaux Nijkerk)
Polygon Lands Astar Network as First User of New 'AggLayer'
By plugging into the AggLayer, Astar users will have access to the liquidity in the Polygon ecosystem, allowing cross-chain transactions between Astar and Polygon zkEVM, suppo...
Polygon is promoting its new "AggLayer" by distributing hoodies with a depiction evocative of human evolution. (Margaux Nijkerk)

StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, speaking at ETHDenver on Thursday. (Danny Nelson)
StarkWare Unveils New 'Stwo' Cryptographic Prover That's 'Blazingly Fast'
The upgraded prover should lead to faster and cheaper transactions, according to StarkWare. The news comes just a week after StarkWare and Polygon announced Circle STARKS, a n...
StarkWare CEO Eli Ben-Sasson, speaking at ETHDenver on Thursday. (Danny Nelson)

Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)
Avail, an Ethereum Data Network to Rival Celestia, Raises $27M In Seed Round
The funds will be used to build out its three core products, "Avail DA," "Nexus" and "Fusion Security."
Avail co-founders Anurag Arjun and Prabal Banarjee (Avail)

Co-founder of Polygon Brendan Farmer (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Polygon, StarkWare Tout New 'Circle STARKs' as Breakthrough for Zero-Knowledge Proofs
Circle STARKs are supposed to accelerate the proving process for zero-knowledge rollups, according to a white paper published by Polygon Labs and StarkWare.
Co-founder of Polygon Brendan Farmer (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)